Canoe Scotland have added some new information and guidelines to their website for any paddlers looking for some dos and don'ts or top tips to help minimise the impact of paddling in locations across Scotland. There are guidelines covering: Wild camping (including restrictions when paddling near scheduled monuments e.g. Caledonian Canal) Sanitation (e.g. going to

If you’re anything like us, it’s often at this time of year you might start planning your adventures for the following year.  You may be new to canoeing or an experienced paddler looking for ideas about where to go and how to go about organising an adventure of your own. Here are some of our

The latest ‘Paddler’ ezine is now available to read online and in print.  As always there are some great articles, but our favourite this time around is ‘In love with the NW Highlands’, a great article with some great ideas about where to go paddling in the remote, north-west Scotland. It’s not all about hard-core

Kickstart a conversation in your school wherever you are on World Ocean Day. June 8th, 2018. More people are talking about the ocean than ever this year and if you want to be part of starting an even bigger conversation in schools across the UK through, get involved in World Ocean Day. The Wild Network

Whenever we head to the outdoors for work or recreation we should all be keeping a few simple guidelines in mind, to help minimise the impact we have on the environment around us.  We can all do our bit, in however little a way, to help preserve what is becoming a landscape under pressure from

Without doubt, Inverpolly is one of Scotland and the UK’s last true wilderness areas. It’s the name given to a large area of western Sutherland in the Northwest Highlands of Scotland, north of Ullapool.  The area contains several prominent hills, rising up from a rough landscape of bogs and lochans.  For many years the area

A graphic novel about the conservationist John Muir has been distributed to schools all over Scotland to spread the word about his legacy. The book, with illustrations by William Goldsmith, is entitled John Muir – Earth-Planet, Universe and is aimed at pupils in years S1-S3. Produced by the Scottish Book Trust to tie in with

This looks like another great addition to the existing network of Scotland’s long distance trails. The idea of developing the Affric Kintail Way is to promote an area of outstanding natural beauty to a wider walkers’ audience by extending the well-known walk through Glen Affric over to the west at Kintail by providing a link

Scotland’s Great Trails If you’re looking for an awesome challenge to test not only your stamina but also your mental resolve, then why not consider this 250km challenge.  Raise for money for your favourite charity or do it just to test yourself. West Highland Way (WHW) The 154Km (96miles) Route starts at Milngavie passes through